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Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse


It's Playtime. Grammy and Billboard Award-winning Jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and Royal Sonesta New Orleans proudly presents the Jazz Playhouse. The best jazz club in town showcases New Orleans' greatest Jazz talents and serves your favorite cocktails and appetizers in a luxurious and intimate venue on the lobby level of the Royal Sonesta New Orleans. Shows begin at 8 p.m.

You never know who might grace the stage on any given night at Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse! 

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Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse is excited to announce it now offers preferred
seating that can be booked online so you can now reserve seats at your leisure!
  • Preferred seating costs $20.00 per person and provides guests a seat near the stage within reach of the band at all 8:00 p.m. shows.
  • The Playhouse will continue to offer shows with no cover charge, except for Wednesday night “NOJO Jazz Jam” performances, featuring Irvin Mayfield and members of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra ($15).
  • Walk-ins at Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse are still accepted and normal seating (non-preferred seating) is always offered at a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • With the introduction of this new process, Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse will no longer offer reserved seating throughout the evening.


Host your group function at Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse! Please call 504.553.2299 or email with your preferred date, number of attendees and any special requests!


Upcoming Performances at the Playhouse...


8 p.m.

Germaine Bazzle

A true treasure and legend of New Orleans jazz, she is the city’s most admired scat singer. Musicians and fans alike are inspired by her improvisation. Every Sunday, New Orleans taste-makers find their retreat at the Playhouse, and admire the music made by the great Germaine Bazzle.

June 26; July 10, 17, 24, 31

Oscar Rossignoli
July 3


8 p.m.
The Original Tuxedo Jazz Band featuring Gerald French

Founded in 1910, the Original Tuxedos have the longest history of continuous performance in New Orleans. Gerald French carries this century old band forward playing the raucous, irresistible sounds of classic New Orleans jazz for all to enjoy.

June 27; July 4, 11, 18, 25


8 p.m.

Adonis Rose Quintet
June 28; July 5, 12, 26

Sold Out 
July 19


5 p.m.

Jeronne Amari Ansari June 29
Davy Mooney June 22; July 20
Khari Allen Lee July 6
Jeronne Amari Ansari July 13
TJ Norris July 27

8 p.m.

Grammy award-winning Irvin Mayfield's NOJO Jam Session featuring the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra's All Stars with Special Guests
$15.00 Cover Charge
June 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27


5 p.m.

The Ashlin Parker Trio
June 23, 30; July 7, 14, 21, 28

Happy Hour Specials
Monday-Friday 5-7pm


8 p.m.

Amber Matthews
June 23; July 7, 21

The James Rivers Movement
The multi-instrumentalist and composer grew up in New Orleans’ Sixth Ward and has performed regularly in the city for decades. He is known for his work as a session musician starting in the 1950s, helping Sam Cooke pen the finishing touches on “You Send Me,” and writing music for six Clint Eastwood films.

June 16, 30; July 14, 28


5 p.m.

The Piano Professor Series ft. 
Joe Krown
June 24; July 1, 22, 29
Tom McDermott July 8
Tom Worrell July 15

8 p.m.

Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown 
July 8, 15
Khris Royal & Dark Matter June 24
Shea Pierre July 1
Michael Watson Quintet July 22
Irvin Mayfield Quintet July 29


12 Midnight

Burlesque Ballroom ft. Trixie Minx with Romy Kaye & The Mercy Buckets

A modern spin on a classic 1960's Bourbon Street Burlesque Show with a rotating cast of soloists all performing classic strip tease to live music, bringing quality Jazz & Burlesque back to its original home on Bourbon Street.

June 24; July 8, 15, 22, 29
Sold Out July 1


8 p.m.

Leroy Jones Quintet  June 25
Victor Atkins July 2

Wessell "Warmdaddy" Anderson Quartet July 9

Sasha Masakowski & Amber Mathews
July 16

Andrew Baham Birthday Bash July 23

Glen David Andrews July 30


Listen to Irvin's Latest New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Show